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District 318 School Board Meets

Facilities are still an issue for Independent School District 318. At last night’s School Board meeting, the board focused on Murphy Elementary School and the problems they are facing with space. Over the […]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Blog, News|Comments Off on District 318 School Board Meets|

Chisholm Accident

A 32 year old Chisholm man was injured when he drove into the back of a semi Monday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 32 year old John Thompson of Chisholm was […]

By |December 30th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Chisholm Accident|

Fatal Car Accident

A 25 year old Marble woman was killed in a three vehicle accident on Saturday.  According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a vehicle driven by 25 year old Kassandra Keske was traveling south on […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Fatal Car Accident|

Juvenile Pleads guilty

A juvenile, charged with both attempted murder in the second degree and assault in the second degree, pleaded guilty to the assault charge Thursday in Itasca County District Court.  The charges stem from an […]

By |December 19th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Juvenile Pleads guilty|

Group Home Assault

An 18 year old Bemidji man has been charged with three counts of assault in Itasca county district court.  Dacota Geoffrey Smith of Bemidji made his first appearance in Itasca county district court on […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Group Home Assault|

School Board Sets Levy

Last night, Independent School District 318 approved a $10 million dollar levy for fiscal year 2015.  According to Superintendent Doctor Bruce Thomas, the levy is consistent with this past year’s numbers.

The school board also […]

By |December 16th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on School Board Sets Levy|

Grand Rapids Police Civil Service Commission Resigns

The entire Grand Rapids Police Civil Service Commission has submitted letters of resignation. Members of the commission, Wanda Bunes, Michael Marsh, and Jim Martinetto has submitted letters of resignation to the city council. […]

By |December 12th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Police Civil Service Commission Resigns|

Invest Early Renewed for Another 10 years by the Blandin Foundation

Invest early has been awarded funding for another 10 years from the Blandin Foundation.  Invest early is currently in its 10th and final year of a previous funding agreement from the Blandin Foundation.  At […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Invest Early Renewed for Another 10 years by the Blandin Foundation|

Polymet Hopes to be Mining in 2016

Polymet is still in the permitting phase, but company officials do expect to be mining copper, nickel, and cobalt by 2016.  Brad Moore, Executive Vice President of Environmental and Governmental Affairs, said the draft […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Polymet Hopes to be Mining in 2016|

Essar Moving Forward

The Essar Project is moving forward.  On Tuesday, the Itasca County board of commissioners approved a number of contracts and agreements relating to Essar.  The first agreement allowed for the county to advance an […]

By |November 28th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Essar Moving Forward|
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